Grenoble Institute of Technology

Grenoble, France
The Grenoble Institute of Technology is one of Europe's leading technology universities, at the heart of innovation from more than a century.



The story began in the winter of 1892 when a young lecturer called Paul JANET launched the first public industrial electricity lecture in Grenoble. A few months later, after a very warm reception, several leading local industrialists and aristocrats pushed the science faculty to permanently establish an Electrical Engineering Institute in Grenoble...


Industrial Clusters

  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Information and Communication
  • Materials
  • Micro & nanotechnologies
  • Production Systems

Short Courses

Engineering & Technology (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)


Student services

No need to worry about finding the service you need. Whether it's sport, culture, clubs and societies... It is all laid on for you!

Housing services

Any student's first job is to find some accommodation. Grenoble Institute of Technology can help, thanks to its special relationship with the Houillle Blanche hall of residence.

Medical services

Various medical services are available free with your student card.

Student Life

Campus life

A cultural hotbed would be the best way to describe Grenoble, with its new "Maison de la culture", which hosts the National Dance and Theater Center. The "Grenoble scene" is very lively, and has produced a number of bands that have "made it" in France. It's now over to you to discover the next big thing! There are festivals catering for all tastes - "Rocktambule", the "cabaret frappé", "les nuits unplugged" and the jazz festival - chance for you to spot the next star.

Sports facilities

With 30 clubs and societies, Grenoble Institute of Technology boasts a lively student life. A range of activities are on offer to show you a good time.

  • Ski Club if you want to try your self at ski or snowboarding
  • RAID is your choice if you love outdoor pursuit in the stunning mountain ranges around Grenoble

Student clubs

Over 30 student clubs and societies offer all sorts of activities and events. Whatever you are into, from sport, to culture, humanitarian action, leisure or entrepreneurship- there is something for you. At Grenoble Institute of Technology, participation to the life of clubs and societies is viewed as an integral part of training.

The Global Study Awards

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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